Mercosur-EU agreement will have new negotiation stage

Mercosur-EU agreement will have new negotiation stage

There is still no consensus between the two blocks.Discussions revolve around beef, sugar and ethanol issues

Aloysio Nunes participates in negotiations with the European UnionReuters ArchiveIn a month's time, the ministers of Mercosur (Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay) and the European Commissioners for Trade and Agriculture will meet again in Montevideo (Uruguay).It will be another round of high-level negotiations around the terms for the agreement between the bloc and the European Union.Until then, follow the discussions at the technical level.EU official sees trade deal with Mercosur at year's endThe new stage of meetings was marked by the attempt to advance the terms of the agreement, after the ministers concluded on Thursday (19) a series of talks in Brussels (Belgium).The dealings have been going on for almost 20 years.Representing Brazil, the two days of meetings were attended by Foreign Ministers Aloysio Nunes and Industry, Foreign Trade and Services, Marcos Jorge.European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström said progress has been made.“We are maki...


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